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Indigofera decora /Chinese Indigo


Foliage

A scattering of flowers

Foliage

Foliage

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Scientific Name: Indigofera decora
Common Name: Chinese Indigo
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories:
Comments: It is very adaptable and does well on limestone soils. It quickly recovers from freeze damage. Some report it tolerates high temperatures and humidity, but this is in doubt. It does have some deer, rabbit and drought tolerance. It is evergreen in mild winters like zones 8-11.